About Our Firm
About Daniel A. McGuinness
Civil Rights Attorney – New York
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Frequently Asked Questions
May 19, 2012
April 22, 2019
Can I Really Get In Trouble For Smoking Marijuana in NYC?
Yes! While marijuana usage is rarely prosecuted to the full extent of the law New...
What is the difference between crack and cocaine?
Are they treated differently in the law? Crack is a freebase form of cocaine that...
Lifting Back the Curtain: The Looming Battle for NYPD DWI Records
Separate and apart from our representation of clients on DWI cases, we have a long-standing...
Videotaping & Criminal Justice Reform: A Case Study
Video technology is a fact of life in today's modern world. We have our smartphones,...
DMV Refusal Hearings Post-Sandy – An Update
An issue has arisen about refusal hearings post-Sandy. The DMV offices at 19 Rector Street...
Cops Not Believable – DA “Over Tries” – Suppression Granted
Our office prides itself on trial advocacy. We work hard to hone our trial skills,...
Bronx Judge Continues Ordering More Accurate Lineup Procedures
We are very happy to that Judge Troy Webber has recently ordered a double-blind/sequential lineup...
I’ve Just Been Arrested for drunk driving, DUI / DWI. What Happens Now?
If you were arrested in New York City, you will arraigned within approximately 24 hours...
Intoxication and speeding, not reckless driving
A serious issue in defending DWI cases is often an add-on charge of reckless driving...
My License Was Suspended. How Do I Get It Back?
License suspended for DUI or DWI? Your license will be suspended at arraignment if you...
What qualifies as a “mixture” when determining the amount of drugs?
Both NY and federal drug laws determine amounts based on the total “preparation, mixture, compound,...